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[audio]HATE THE MACHINE Cars & Air-Conditioning LoFi 100910 - Alex Smith
"Car-Jacked" author Anne Lutz Fernandez explains the real costs of our auto addiction. Stan Cox, author of "Losing Our Cool" on the race to heat the planet with air-conditioning. Ecoshock 100910 1 hour LoFi
Keywords: global warming; climate; climate change; radio; radio ecoshock; ecoshock; 2010; cars; transportation; consumers; Carjacked; air-conditioning
Downloads: 19
[audio]EPA and Big 3 Car Co
The relationship of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the big 3 Detroit car companies is examined in this edition of the podcast "Open Source" for 2007 0403
Keywords: radio; environment; environmentalism; green; climate; climate change; global warming; transportation; cars; EPA; regulation
Downloads: 622
[audio]Tamminen Oil Addiction - Alex Smith
TERRY TAMMINEN Gov Schwarzenegger's top climate advisor reveals lies, corruption, and death from our oil addiction in this "Lives Per Gallon" speech (1 hr) Vancouver April 4th. And here is the lively half hour Q and A that followed. Recorded by Radio Ecoshock 2007 0404
Keywords: radio; environment; environmentalism; green; climate; climate change; global warming; science; oil; addiction; U.S; transportation; cars; energy
Downloads: 604
[audio]SUV Blown Up in Protest
From Redeye Co-op Radio in Vancouver, this story of a person who blew up an SUV, to protest their waste of gas and horrible greenhouse gas emissions (leading to global warming. 2007
Keywords: radio; environment; green; Greens; ecology; environmentalism; transportation; cars; SUV; protest
Downloads: 13
[audio]Canada's Hydrogen Highway - Alex Smith
Canada's Hydrogen Highway. Proposed by British Columbia Premier Gordon Campbell, in advance of the 2010 Winter Olympics, this unrealistic plan to use hydrogen to fuel cars, from California to Whistler B.C., quietly dropped away not done.n24 min Alison Griggs reporting. 2006-02-25
Keywords: radio; radio ecoshock; environment; green; energy; alternative; hydrogen; cars; Canada
Downloads: 21
[audio]Plug In Hybrids
From former American radio show "Ecotalk" - a look at the possibilities of plug in hybrids. Before mass electric cars, garage mechanics and enthusiasts converted their own hybrids to plug ins. Ecotalk #98.
Keywords: radio; environment; green; transportation; cars; hybrid; alternative; electric
Downloads: 186
[audio]Kunstler on Car Culture
Critic of suburbia (author of "The Geography of Nowhere" and "The Long Emergency") on the deadening impact of car culture - and it's limited future. James Howard Kunstler 2007. 40 min.
Keywords: radio; environment; green; transportation; cars; suburbia; oil; Peak Oil
Downloads: 2,476
[audio]Moving People: Car Culture - Alex Smith
Radio Ecoshock summary of a speech given by Professor Matthew Patterson at The Vancouver Institute, UBC, Vancouver Canada April 14, 2007. 26 Mb 28 min. Transportation alternatives in moving people and goods. Urban design, from transpo expert. Recorded by Alex Smith. Visit Radio Ecoshock
Keywords: radio; radio ecoshock; environment; green; transportation; cars; urban; design; speech
Downloads: 739
[audio]Alternative Cars
What could GM and Ford have done to avoid the car market crash? Pacifica program "Against the Grain" with 2 part special on alternative cars, 2009.
Keywords: radio; environment; green; transportation; cars; alternative; design; GM; Ford
Downloads: 1,217
[audio]Who Killed the Electric Car? - Alex Smith
Who Killed the Electric Car? Interview with director of film showing General Motors had a working electric car, but scrapped them all. Living on Earth radioi 5 min 2006-04-28
Keywords: radio; radio ecoshock; environment; green; energy; cars; electric; GM; media; film
Downloads: 55
[audio]Biofuels & World Hunger - Alex Smith
Biofuels & World Hunger Redeye 12 min From Redeye Collective at CFRO Co-op Radio in Vancouver. 2007-04-23 Routing corn to biofuels in the U.S. caused world corn prices to soar - hurting the poorest people on the planet. Food riots broke out.
Keywords: radio; radio ecoshock; environment; green; energy; food; biofuel; hunger; agribusiness; cars; fuel; gas
Downloads: 16
[audio]How Smog Kills
The single best explanation of how smog kills. The deaths are hidden as "sudden heart failure" etc. People arrive at hospital DOA. Same in smog plus heat waves. Explanation to Congressional aides by Dr. Joel Schwartz, Harvard Medical School, 2007. Must listen medical science on our toxic city environment.
Keywords: radio; environment; green; transportation; cars; smog; deaths; medicine; health; cities; urban; pollution; science
Downloads: 1,165
[audio]Toxicity of Oil - Alex Smith
Radio Ecoshock interview with Dr. Riki Ott, the marine toxicologist (and commercial fisherwoman) who investigated the Exxon Valdez spill. We talk the PAH's that infest our air, as oil is burned by internal combustion engines. Smog. The exhaust kills. With Alex Smith. Visit Radio Ecoshock
Keywords: radio; radio ecoshock; environment; green; transportation; cars; smog; pollution; oil; toxicity; toxic; cities; interview
Downloads: 24
[audio]Car Culture: Kill It or Cure It? Q and A - Alex Smith
Car Culture: Kill It or Cure It? Prof Matthew Patterson at Vancouver Institute 070414 Q and A session (20 min)
Keywords: radio; environment; green; Greens; ecology; environmentalism; transportation; cars; alternative; urban design; speech
Downloads: 885
[audio]Who Killed the Electric Car
Living on Earth interview with film maker of "Who Killed the Electric Car" (hint: it was General Motors GM). A perfectly usable electric car was made by GM in the 1990's with thousands road tested. They were recalled and all scrapped, despite the protests of owner/leasees. 2006
Keywords: radio; environment; green; Greens; ecology; environmentalism; transportation; cars; electric; GM; alternative
Downloads: 209
[audio]Greenest Cars 2007 - Betsy Rosenberg
Ecotalk radio 2007 0404 Union of Concerned Scientists on greenest cars. Transportation sector.
Keywords: radio; environment; environmentalism; green; climate; climate change; global warming; cars; transportation; scientists
Downloads: 3,678
[audio]AUTO BAIL-OUT OR REAL GREEN TRANSPO?
AUTO BAIL-OUT OR REAL GREEN TRANSPO? Testimony to House Select Committee on Energy Independence & Global Warming December 9, 2008. Chair Ed Markey & experts (including Public Citizen) first hour of testimony. Recorded from webcast by Alex Smith. More details at http://globalwarming.house.gov/ n1 hour Lo-Fi 14 MB.
Keywords: radio; environment; green; Greens; ecology; environmentalism; Congress; U.S; testimony; cars; alternative; transportation
Downloads: 82
[audio]Let's Talk About Smog - Alex Smith
Popular quick look at city smog: how it kills. We live in toxic soup daily from car and truck exhaust, plus industrial sources.
Keywords: radio; radio ecoshock; environment; green; transportation; smog; deaths; health; urban; cities; cars; diesel
Downloads: 132
[audio]Carjacked! Captured by the Car Culture - Alex Smith
Radio Ecoshock interview with Anne Lutz Fernandez, co-author of the book "Carjacked!" "Car-Jacked" Explains the real costs of our auto addiction - not just carbon emissions and climate change - but all those deaths and injuries, the smog, and more. Must listen radio. 2010.
Keywords: radio; radio ecoshock; environment; ecology; peak oil; oil; energy; cars; transportation; smog; accidents; deaths
Downloads: 96
[audio]Toxic Car Interiors
Chemicals used in car manufacturing, plastics parts, and seats leak into the vehicle for years afterward. Short piece, 5 minutes, from "Living on Earth" radio program.
Keywords: radio; environment; green; Greens; ecology; environmentalism; transportation; cars; toxic; chemicals; consumers; safety; health
Downloads: 305
[audio]Consumerism in China - Alex Smith
Oxford historian of modern China, Karl Gerth, on how and why the Chinese have chosen to emulate the American consumer lifestyle. Skyscrapers, brand names, and cars, all using fossil fuels. Why did they not skip ahead to alternative energy? Gerth says we should look at the Western world first, and recognize the challenges China faces. From Radio Ecoshock show 110107 32 min in Hi-Fi or Lo-Fi
Keywords: radio; environment; green; Greens; ecology; environmentalism; China; consumers; consumerism; energy; coal; cars; globalization; interview
Downloads: 56
[audio]Ethanol or Food? - Alex Smith
From the ABC National Science show, a look into the Bush policy of encouraging gasoline from ethanol (corn based) instead of producing food. 2007-02-10 5 min.
Keywords: radio; radio ecoshock; environment; green; energy; food; biofuel; hunger; agribusiness; cars; fuel; gas; ethanol
Downloads: 15
[audio]Car Culture: Kill It or Cure It? - Alex Smith
Speech by Professor Matthew Patterson at Vancouver Institute, University of British Columbia, Canada. April 14, 2007. 1 hour. Recorded by Alex Smith of Radio Ecoshock (and broadcast on CFRO Brown Bagger program.) Transportation expert. Visit Radio Ecoshock
Keywords: radio; radio ecoshock; environment; green; transportation; cars; alternative; urban; design; speech
Downloads: 595
[audio]Urban Density & Transport Possibilities - Alex Smith
Simon Fraser University Professor, Anthony Perle at Greater Vancouver planning conference, plus electric cars in Israel 080522 25 minutes CD quality (23 MB) or Lo-Fi (6 MB) Anthony Perle, co-author of "Transport Revolutions" is one of the bright minds on new urbanism with reduced emissions and oil use. Recorded by Alex Smith of Radio Ecoshock. Visit Radio Ecoshock
Keywords: radio; radio ecoshock; environment; green; transportation; cars; alternative; urban; design; Israel; electric; planning; speech; Canada
Downloads: 1,104
[audio]SUV's Dangers & Eco-Impacts
SUV's Dangers & Eco-Impacts ABC National Australia "Ockham's Razor" 15 min 2006. Thoughtful look at the big picture of switching to oversize vehicles.
Keywords: radio; environment; green; Greens; ecology; environmentalism; transportation; cars; SUV; impacts; pollution
Downloads: 199
[audio]Killed By Complexity - Alex Smith
Complex societies are most at risk. Rebecca Costa on her new book "The Watchman's Rattle, Thinking Our Way Out of Extinction." San Francisco transport expert Jeff Tumlin says cars make us fat and stupid. Alex explore's NASA's plan to save us from the next Solar Storm (the ultimate global blackout). Radio Ecoshock Show November 5, 2010 (101105) 1 hour in CD Quality and Lo-Fi
Keywords: radio; radio ecoshock; green; environment; ecology; show; 2010; space; transportation; extinction; biology; cars; sociobiology
Downloads: 796
[audio]Lives Per Gallon - Alex Smith
Lives Per Gallon / Terry Tamminen / 070404 / Vancouver, Canada / Former Advisor to Gov Schwarzenegger / recorded by Alex Smith. Perceptive flat out speech on the perils of basing our culture, and especially our transportation system, on oil.
Keywords: radio; radio ecoshock; brownbagger; speech; transportation; cars; oil; energy; health; impacts; culture
Downloads: 61
[audio]Moving the Earth: Car Culture - Alex Smith
Moving the Earth: Car Culture / Matthew Patterson / 070414 / Vancouver, Canada / University of Ottawa Prof. / presented by The Vancouver Institute / recorded by Alex Smith Good overview of automobile culture and alternatives. The way it shapes our cities and our lives.
Keywords: radio; radio ecoshock; brownbagger; speech; transportation; cars; culture; cities; urban; design
Downloads: 82
[audio]Kill the Car - Alex Smith
Escaping the religion of car domination. Yves Engler and Bianca Mugyeni try to navigate the wilds of American suburbs without a car. Full analysis of auto addiction, costs, ways back to safe, human scale. Speech by Yves Engler June 27, 2011 at SFU downtown Vancouver. Panel at book release with Vancouver Councilor David Cadman & road activist Carmen Mills. Radio Ecoshock 110706 1 hour. Visit Radio Ecoshock
Keywords: environment; transportation; cars; safety; mass; transit; sustainable; safety; climate; climate change; capitalism; activism; show
Downloads: 475
[audio]Car Culture & Climate - Alex Smith
Radio Ecoshock Show 070426 (1 hr) Segments: Catherine Stewart (Living Oceans Society) Fish Farms Killing Marine Mammals. Excerpt from excellent speech at Vancouver Institute - Car Culture: Kill It or Cure It? with Matthew Patterson 27 min. Nottingham climate protest UK Lo-Fi 14 MB Visit Radio Ecoshock
Keywords: radio; radio ecoshock; show; 2007; environment; ecology; green; climate; climate change; global warming; cars; transportation; oceans; aquaculture
Downloads: 768
[audio]Car Culture Makes Us Fat, Stupid & Dead - Alex Smith
City planner Jeff Tumlin says cities are designed for cars - even though we know they increase deaths, disease, and decrease the social contact that makes us smarter & happier. Speech recorded by Alex Smith for Radio Ecoshock at the Gaining Ground conference in Vancouver, Canada October 7, 2010 "Alive Transportation: Fitness, Safety, Community, and Trust". And how eye contact makes us sexier. 21 min...
Keywords: radio; radio ecoshock; green; environment; ecology; 2010; cars; transportation; urban; design; health; safety; walking; bicycling; alternative; speech
Downloads: 273
[audio]Driving a Solar-Powered Car - Alex Smith
Driving a Solar-Powered Car 15 MB 16 min "The Green Majority" CIUT college radio, Toronto, Canada. 2007-08-24
Keywords: radio; radio ecoshock; environment; ecology; green; climate; climate change; global warming; solutions; energy; alternative; solar; transportation; cars
Downloads: 626
[audio]Tamminen - Lives Per Gallon - Alex Smith
Former Air America talk show "Ecotalk" - Betsy Rosenberg interviews California energy advisor Terry Tamminen - about his new book "Lives Per Gallon". How the car culture is killing us, in many ways. 6 min broadcast 2007-04-27
Keywords: radio; radio ecoshock; environment; ecology; green; climate; climate change; global warming; solutions; transportation; cars; deaths; alternative; energy; oil
Downloads: 92
[audio]Radio for Troubled Times - Alex Smith
Biofuels & world food crisis. Breaking climate news: Jetstream moving, CO2 way up, methane escaping. From the UK: Off-grid living expert Nick Rosen. American housing crisis, storms, or fire: living in your car. Plus Medea Benjamin on Code Pink anti-war. Ecoshock 080502 1 hour CD Quality 56 MB or LoFi 14 MB Songs: "Here at the End of the World" by David Rovics and new hit "Sea Lion Woman" by Canadian star Feist.
Keywords: radio; radio ecoshock; show; 2008; environment; ecology; green; climate; climate change; global warming; energy; alternative; cars; crisis; economy; peace
Downloads: 1,047
[audio]Denmark's Electric Car Network - Alex Smith
Denmark's Electric Car Network. Australian author Tim Flannery explains how Copenhagen is replacing gas-powered cars. Real alternative, on the ground, powered by wind. From speech 2008-04-04 Toronto, Canada 3 MB 3 min
Keywords: radio; radio ecoshock; environment; ecology; green; climate; climate change; global warming; solutions; cars; transportation; alternative; Denmark; electric; wind
Downloads: 2,146
[audio]BUILDING MADNESS - Alex Smith
Buildings emit 48% of fossil CO2 killing the climate. Six voices on cities, "eco-density," green architecture, and city fascism. Anthony Perle, Richard Register, Larry Franks, Sir Norman Foster, Derrick Jensen, Al Gore, Guido Wimmers. Is the global stampede to cities sustainable - or just a bubble? Hard info on Israeli electric cars & why suburbs make people fat. Radio Ecoshock Show 080606 1 hour CD quality (56) MB or Lo-Fi (14 MB) New music: "Dirty Town" by Vancouver group "Mother Mother" Visit...
Keywords: radio; radio ecoshock; show; 2008; environment; ecology; green; climate; climate change; global warming; construction; energy; efficiency; home; architecture; cars; alternative; solutions
Downloads: 967
[audio]LIVES PER GALLON - Alex Smith
Q & A with California advisor Terry Tamminen April 4. How oil addiction is wrecking America and the atmosphere. Full speech available at ecoshock.org on our climate 2007 page (see Audio on Demand Menu) Then Sea Shepherd founder Paul Watson on whaling; Greenpeace Australia's Steve Shallhorn on Australia coal exports and climate change. Radio Ecoshock Show 1 hr 070406 Lo-Fi 14 MB Visit Radio Ecoshock
Keywords: radio; radio ecoshock; show; 2007; environment; ecology; green; climate; climate change; global warming; oceans; whaling; coal; Australia; exports; oil; addiction; U.S; cars; transportation
Downloads: 711
[audio]ESCAPE FROM SUBURBIA - Alex Smith
Clips from film on Peak Oil, Climate, and suburbia - "Escape from Suburbia". Plus big interview with the director, Gregory Greene (27 min) Can outlying areas, with the dying Malls, survive Peak Oil and climate reductions? Bad design leads to unhealthy living. Radio Ecoshock Show 070810 (1 hr)Lo-Fi 14 MB Visit Radio Ecoshock
Keywords: radio; radio ecoshock; show; 2007; environment; ecology; green; climate; climate change; global warming; Peak Oil; urban; design; suburbia; media; film; interview; transportation; cars; consumers; energy
Downloads: 710
[audio]HATE THE MACHINE Cars & Air-Conditioning - Alex Smith
"Car-Jacked" author Anne Lutz Fernandez explains the real costs of our auto addiction. Not just global warming, but our health, and our communities suffer from the car culture. Stan Cox, author of "Losing Our Cool" on the race to heat the planet with air-conditioning. The more we use it, the worse the heat gets. Alternative ways of cooling suggested. Radio Ecoshock 100910 1 hour CD Quality 56 MB or Lo-Fi 14 MB Visit Radio Ecoshock
Keywords: radio; radio ecoshock; show; 2010; environment; ecology; green; climate; climate change; global warming; transportation; cars; cooling; air-conditioning; alternatives; interview; health; community
Downloads: 545
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